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  • It's time for Americans to embrace freedom of speech over political correctness

    As we prepare to celebrate the United Nation's World Press Freedom Day this Sunday, U.S. journalists and reporters from many nations are still braving death threats from Islamic terrorists across the globe. Tragically, many journalists and...
  • France investigates accusations that soldiers raped children

    French prosecutors and military authorities are investigating accusations that French soldiers in Central African Republic sexually abused children they were sent to protect. The French probes follow an initial United Nations investigation into the...
  • Pressure grows to end blanket bans on gay men blood donors

    The European Union's top court on Wednesday joined a growing chorus of voices questioning whether it still makes sense to forever bar all gay men from donating blood. Several countries imposed lifetime bans on homosexual male blood donors early in the...
  • French school bans Muslim girl's long skirt as against law

    A 15-year-old French Muslim girl has been banned from her classroom for wearing a long black skirt, seen as going against France's law guaranteeing secularism. She missed two days this month in a dispute over her skirt, French education officials said...
  • The new face of anti-Semitism to be discussed

    The new face of anti-Semitism to be discussed
    The rising tide of anti-Semitism in France has driven thousands of Jews, including the Sephardi community, to leave the country for Israel and elsewhere. An interfaith dialogue regarding this plight takes place during the brunch program, "Jews of Arab...
  • France detains 3 new suspects in thwarted attack probe

    French police have detained three people in an investigation into an alleged plot to attack a church near Paris, authorities said Sunday. The three are suspected of possible links to Sid Ahmed Ghlam, the chief suspect in the thwarted attack. The...
  • French leader visits gas chamber to honor Nazi camp victims

    French President Francois Hollande urged vigilance against resurgent anti-Semitism and racism, as he visited a former gas chamber Sunday to honor Jews, Gypsies and French resistance fighters who died in the only Nazi concentration camp on French soil....
  • Nokia aims to become networks giant with Alcatel-Lucent deal

    Nokia will buy ailing French telecom company Alcatel-Lucent for around 15.6 billion euros ($16.5 billion) through a public exchange of shares in France and the United States, in a bid to become a leading global networks operator. Though Alcatel-Lucent...
  • Frenchman's execution in Indonesia may be suspended

    France is stepping up efforts to save the life a Frenchman facing a firing squad in Indonesia on drug charges, amid signs that his execution may be suspended. Serge Atlaoui is among 10 foreigners slated for execution in the coming days in Indonesia....
  • Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million

    The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks, an event which still stirs bitter feelings as both sides argue over whether to call it genocide. The...
  • Nokia aims to become networks giant with Alcatel-Lucent deal

    Nokia aims to become networks giant with Alcatel-Lucent deal
    Nokia has agreed to buy the ailing French telecom company Alcatel-Lucent through a public exchange of shares in France and the United States, in a bid to become a leading global networks operator. Though Alcatel-Lucent has been racking up billions of...